EU Exit and Medicines Supply Continuity letters – Update

Please click the links below to view the latest letters from Dr Keith Ridge, Chief Pharmaceutical Officer for England, regarding the EU Exit and Medicines Supply Continuity:

BE315_EU exit meds letter December 2020

BE315_EU exit meds letter November 2020

Please find attached three important EU Exit letters:

  • A letter from Keith Willett confirming the dates of EU exit and advising that we could leave with no deal on 12 April and must therefore prepare.
  • A letter from the Secretary of State for all NHS staff that gives further information about the Government’s ongoing preparations for leaving the European Union. A copy of the letter is also available here (
  • A letter from the SofS and the Home Secretary to chief executives, which contains an important update on the EU Settlement Scheme relevant to all staff in health and social care.

Please note: This will be followed up by a further EU Exit primary care guidance communication shortly.

EU Settlement Scheme

Keith Willett letter 29 March 2019

Workforce letter

EU Exit Primary Care Guidance – Final Version for HoPC11.4.19